Ozgur Solakoglu: We invest to our future by organizing chess competitions for children.


Ozgur Solakoglu, the FIDE Technical Delegate at the World Schools Chess Championships 2015 in Pattaya, Thailand, speaks up about the organization of the event, development of children chess and other chess plans. \ Journalist: Ozgur, could you please tell us what your position at these championships is? What do you do in chess in general? Ozgur: […]

Prize Giving & Closing Ceremony


The World Schools Chess Championships 2015 in Pattaya, Thailand has come to its end. Nine rounds of tense battles among children from 34 countries have passed very quickly – we have collected the impressions from the participants and their parents who expressed their thankfulness and like the championship itself, also about the place where the […]

China have the most Medals!


Statistically China has emerged the biggest winner at the World School Championships with a total of 14 medals including five Gold, five Silver and four Bronze. Azerbaijan is in second place with just four but all of them are Gold! In third place is the Philippines with three Gold, six Silver and one Bronze from […]

Kittiratt Na-Ranong: Chess developes not only IQ but also EQ of the children.


Kittiratt Na-Ranong, the Thailand Chess Association President, paid a visit to the Dusit Thani Pattaya, where the Wolrd Schools Chess Championships 2015 is taking place. Mr. Na-Ranong attended the 8th Round and was shown all the facilities of the championships: playing hall, catering area, secretariat, etc. After that, we asked him some questions about the […]

Panupand Vijjuprabha:

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Panupand Vijjuprabha is the Secretary of Thailand Chess Association, acting as a host of the World Schools Chess Championships 2015 in Pattaya. He is very busy during the event, helping all the pariticpants and their parents, providing an overall organization, but agreed to answer our questions. Journalist: we asked the President of the Thailand Chess […]

Mahdi Abdulrahim: Such tournaments is the best way to discover new young chess talents.


Mahdi Abdulrahim of the United Arab Emirates, former Technical Director of the UAE federation, Chairman of Arbiter’s Council of the UAE federation, Councillor of the FIDE Arbiters’ Council, is the Chief Arbiter of the World Schools Chess Championships 2015 in Pattaya, Thailand. He has met our journalist and answered questions on the organization of the […]